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United States Urban Mass Transportation Administration University Research and Training Program

Overview
Works: 237 works in 499 publications in 1 language and 7,224 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Periodicals 
Classifications: HE4311, 388.4042
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Most widely held works about United States
 
Most widely held works by United States
Transit service contracting : cream-skimming or deficit-skimming? by Robert Cervero( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxis as public transit : a bibliography by Lyn Long( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Market based transit facility design : final report by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financial management for transit : a handbook by United States( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook is primarily intended to serve as a primer for transit system managers who have not had any formal financial education through college classes, professional development programs, or extensive on-the-job programs. The following topics are covered: financial planning techniques for transit (beginning the financial planning process, turning strategy into a financial plan, budgeting, and coping with problems and pitfalls); accounting fundamentals (the accounting process, financial statements, working capital, cost analysis, break-even analysis, the cash and accrual basis of accounting, depreciation); budgeting (purposes of a budget, concepts in budgeting, budget preparation, internal preparation, external review, implementation, analysis techniques); cash control (the operator, the farebox, the vault, receiving vaults/ancillary equipment, vault handling and physical facilities, money counting, money room operators, funds transfer, other loss areas); inventory management (reasons for and requirements of effective inventories); risk management (elements of risk management, risk funding and decision making, property and liability insurance coverages, and establishment of a risk management policy); cash management (cash flow time lines, the concept of float, banking services, cash discounts, cash flow forecasts); debt financing (types of debt, planning and issuing debt); capital expenses (the time value of money, life-cycle costing, vehicle rehabilitation, tax benefit transfer); and automation in financial management. Appendixes explain various debt mechanisms and microcomputer applications. (Mn)
Bus fleet management principles and techniques : final report by T. H Maze( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Case study of Wichita, Kansas Metropolitan Transit Authority
The new suburb by Harvey Z Rabinowitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass transit management : case studies of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority : final report by University of Georgia( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving people : an introduction to public transportation by University of Chicago( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass transit management : a handbook for small cities( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part-time labor, work rules, and transit costs : final report( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private sector options for commuter transportation( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public transportation in the 1980's : responding to pressures of fiscal austerity by Michael D Meyer( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transit and the polycentric city : final report by J. B Schneider( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planning and designing a transit center based transit system : guidelines and examples from case studies in 22 cities( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this report is to examine the transit center concept to determine if and how it might be applied in American cities to provide more efficient and effective transit service on an areawide basis. Transit centers are interchange facilities that will be typically located in suburban areas at or near major activity centers and will serve as focal points for high levels of local, radial, and circumferential transit service. Bus/bus, bus/rail, and auto/rail transfers will occur there
Transportation system management : the record and a look ahead : summary report( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxi regulation in a free entry market : a case study of Washington, D.C. by Deborah L Lyons( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effects of oil deregulation on public transportation by Arnold Jay Bloch( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pay-for-performance : an empirical examination of transit employee attitudes and actual performance : final report( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management tools for bus maintenance : current practices and new methods( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intergovernmental responsibilities for financing public transit services by Robert Cervero( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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